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Jay Balaban Named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

PITTSBURGH – Jay Balaban has been named a director of the USA Track & Field Foundation Board, USATF Foundation CEO Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. Jay is the founder & CEO of Connected Apparel, a women’s dress brand. With over 40 years of experience in the industry, Jay has been at the(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation announces 20 Youth Club Grant Recipients

PITTSBURGH – The USA Track & Field Foundation Chairman Bob Greifeld and CEO Tom Jackovic announced today it has awarded 20 Youth Club Grants to track & field clubs throughout the country. The grants assist young male and female athletes with expenses such as travel to meets, equipment, uniforms and facility rental. “We are proud(…)

USATF Foundation Promotes Tom Jackovic to CEO, Trixie Saumsiegle to COO

PITTSBURGH – Following its winter board meeting in San Diego last month, the USATF Foundation Board of Directors announced two executive staff promotions: Tom Jackovic has been promoted to Chief Executive Officer and Trixie Saumsiegle to Chief Operating Officer, stated Chairman Bob Greifeld. Jackovic has been Executive Director since the USATF Foundation’s inception in 2004(…)

Lisa Larson Named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

PITTSBURGH – Lisa Larson has been named a Director of the USA Track & Field Foundation Board, USATF Foundation CEO Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. Lisa Larson is a residential real estate professional at Warburg Realty, one of the oldest and last privately-held luxury real estate brokerages in New York City. Consistently(…)

Katherine Greifeld Named to USATF Foundation Board of Directors

PITTSBURGH – Katherine Greifeld has been named a director of the USA Track & Field Foundation Board, USATF Foundation CEO Tom Jackovic and Chairman Bob Greifeld announced today. Katherine Greifeld is a New York City-based journalist at Bloomberg News, where she covers the foreign-exchange and Treasuries markets. Her reporting appears on the Bloomberg terminal, Bloomberg.com(…)

Shannon Osika Awarded Memorial USATF Foundation Grant

Middle distance runner Shannon Osika was recently awarded a USATF Foundation Grant in memory of Frederick W. Lambert. The grant was made possible through the generous donation of Heidi Keefe, a dedicated friend and donor to the Foundation, and a personal friend of Foundation Director Mark Lambert. Fred Lambert, who passed away in August of(…)

USA Track & Field Foundation, Eastbay Team Up to Assist Retired Track & Field Athletes

Wausau, Wis. — As a continuation of an ongoing relationship between the USATF Foundation and Eastbay, the organizations have announced the hiring of two USATF Foundation athlete representatives by Eastbay: Kellie Wells-Brinkley and Andy Fryman. Wells-Brinkley and Fryman are the first two athletes hired by Eastbay through the Foundation partnership. Wells-Brinkley has joined Eastbay as(…)